2017 Kohler Engine 60RCL 60 kW Generator


Kohler Engine
60RCL 60 kW Generator



60RCL Single Phase or 3 Phase, Natural Gas|LPG

Reliable power for large residential or small business needs. When the power goes out during a bad storm or power failure, your 60 kW KOHLER® generator with industrial-grade engine keeps your home or business – from central air to sump pump to personal computers – up and running.*

Powerful: In just 10 seconds, your KOHLER generator automatically restores power and keeps you connected to the things you love to do.

Smart: You get steady, high-quality power that protects your electronics from damage related to low-quality power sources.

Premium warranty: We’ve got you covered with 5-year, 2,000-hour protection.

Quiet: Neighborhood-friendly, with weekly exercise volume that’s similar to a normal conversation.

Innovative: This generator’s patent-pending innovations include a three-fan, automotive-style cooling system that keeps the sound level down.

The Power You Need
  • Powerful operation on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG); the 60RCL provides 238 amps on natural gas and 246 amps on LPG
  • Extraordinary peak motor-starting capacity, with 60RCL at 144kVA at 240V
  • Premium power quality delivers exceptional digital voltage and frequency regulation along with extremely low levels of harmonic distortion to protect sophisticated electronics and appliances
  • Powered by General Motors Vortec automotive-grade engine with hydraulic valve lifters to eliminate need for lengthy break-in periods and expensive valve adjustments; operation speed 1800 rpm
  • Compatible with optional OnCue® Plus and OnCue® Plus Wireless Generator Management Systems, and Programmable Interface Module (PIM)
The Conveniences You Expect
  • RDC2 controller designed for today's sophisticated electronics manages both the generator set and Model RXT transfer switch functions
  • Extremely quiet operation with sound at 61 dBA at full speed and 61 dBA at exercise (normal conversation level)
  • Corrosion-resistant aluminum enclosure is standard
  • Runs on either natural gas or liquid propane (LPG) with simple switching between natural gas and LPG in the field
  • Streamlined installation, including simple terminal block for easy field connections
  • Rated kW LP: 59 kW
  • Rated kW NG: 57 kW
  • Amps LP: 246 amps
  • Amps NG: 238 amps
  • Peak Motor Starting kVA @240 V: 144 kVa
  • Alternator Note: All information shown is for 1 Phase 60 Hz generator with the largest alternator option available.
  • Displacement: 5.7 L (350 cu. in.)
  • Horsepower: 105 HP
  • Enclosure Material: Aluminum
  • Sound Output During Weekly Exercise: 61 dB(A)
  • Sound Output During Full-speed Operation: 61 dB(A)
  • Response Time: 10 seconds
  • Warranty: Premium five-year limited warranty
  • Country of Origin: US
  • Certifications/Listings: CSA|EPA|UL 2200
  • Automatic Transfer Switch Included: No
  • Remote Monitoring Available: Yes
  • Off Grid / Utility Backup: Utility Backup
  • Weight: 1960 lbs.
  • Alternator Type: 4-Pole, Rotating Field
  • Fuel Consumption on NG at 50% load?: 520 cfh
  • Fuel Consumption on LP at 50% load?: 190 cfh
  • Controller: RDC2 Digital Controller
  • Cylinder Arrangement: V-8
  • Dimensions: 2280mm x 836mm x 1147mm (89.8 in. x 32.9 in. x 45.2 in.)
  • Engine Manufacturer/Description: General Motors
  • Engine Model: Industrial Powertrain Vortec 5.7L
  • Engine/Alternator RPM: 1800
  • Fuel Type: Natural Gas|LPG
  • Frequency: 60 Hz|50 Hz
  • Phase: Single Phase or 3 Phase
  • Voltage @ 60 Hz: 120/240
  • Digital Voltage Regulation: ±0.5%
*Based on generator and load size.



Engine Type
General Motors Industrial Powertrain Vortec 5.7L
105 hp
5.7 L (350 cu. in.)


89.8 in. (2280mm)
32.9 in. (836mm)
45.2 in. (1147mm)
1960 lb.


AC Output
LP: 59 kW; Gas: 57 kW
Noise Level
61 dB(A)

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